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Fitness centre team to take on fundraising run in colleague's memory

Worcester News: The team from Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in Droitwich Road.

4:43pm Thursday 5th March 2015

COLLEAGUES of a fitness centre receptionist who died earlier this year are strapping on their running shoes to give something back to the hospice where she spent her final days.

Family of disabled four year old back charity's campaign

4:33pm Thursday 5th March 2015

THE family of a disabled youngster from Broadway are backing a campaign to provide specialist equipment to other children with similar conditions.

Family of disabled four year old back charity's campaign

4:32pm Thursday 5th March 2015

THE family of a disabled youngster from Broadway are backing a campaign to provide specialist equipment to other children with similar conditions.

Family of disabled four year old back charity's campaign

4:32pm Thursday 5th March 2015

THE family of a disabled youngster from Broadway are backing a campaign to provide specialist equipment to other children with similar conditions.

Drug and alcohol users given help with dental health

4:15pm Thursday 5th March 2015

RECOVERING drug addicts and alcoholics in Worcestershire have been given advice on the impact of their habits on their mouths and teeth.

People with learning difficulties given say into services

3:13pm Thursday 5th March 2015

PEOPLE with learning difficulties in Worcestershire are being given a greater say on the support and healthcare they are given.

Worcester chemist to present work to MPs

12:01pm Thursday 5th March 2015

A TRAILBLAZING chemist from Worcester is to present her research into how different medications can help in the fight against cancer in Parliament next week.

Overhaul for dementia care in Worcestershire

3:21pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

CARE for older people in Worcestershire with dementia is being overhauled.

Hospital bosses continue to refuse to disclose consultant's reasons for quitting

12:49pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

HOSPITAL bosses in Worcestershire have continued to refuse to disclose why five A&E consultants resigned last month, despite apparently being given permission by the doctors themselves to do so.

Chipping Norton carers awarded for long service

6:14pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A PAIR of carers at a Cotswold care home have been applauded for their years of service helping older people and those with long-term illnesses.

Design a logo for the Worcester canal festival

6:13pm Monday 2nd March 2015

THE group organising Worcester’s first-ever canal festival this June has launched a contest to design a logo for the event.

Working conditions for Worcestershire doctors "awful", says top GP

4:02pm Monday 2nd March 2015

WORKING as a GP in Worcestershire is “an awful job”, one of the county’s top doctors has said.

Therapy project brings music into care homes

1:26pm Monday 2nd March 2015

A TEAM of musicians are visiting care homes across Worcestershire to bring some music into resident’s lives.

New stroke service in Worcester

12:43pm Monday 2nd March 2015

PEOPLE struggling with communication problems following a stroke are being invited to make new friends and get advice at a new drop-in service in Worcester.

Diabetes support group meets this week

12:19pm Monday 2nd March 2015

PATIENTS with diabetes with questions about how the condition can affect their sight are invited to a support group meeting later this week.

Men needed to help out with church's Mother's Day celebrations

10:43am Monday 2nd March 2015

MEN are being called on to help out with the Mother’s Day celebrations at St Martin’s Church in London Road, Worcester.

Hospital boss speaks out

6:03am Monday 2nd March 2015

From waiting times to cash woes and consultants quitting to accusations of bullying, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust has never been far from the headlines over the past few weeks. Health reporter Ian Craig met with chairman Harry Turner to cut through the noise and find out the real story.

NASA-developed physiotherapy equipment at Worcestershire hospital

3:26pm Friday 27th February 2015

A WORCESTERSHIRE hospital has taken delivery of a piece of physiotherapy equipment developed from technology used to train astronauts for space flight.

Worcester MP Robin Walker praises hospital staff

1:46pm Friday 27th February 2015

WORCESTER’S MP Robin Walker has praised hospital staff for their hard work during a time of what has been called “unprecedented” pressure.

New birth unit given generous £2,000 donation

Worcester News:

1:21pm Friday 27th February 2015

A NEW birth centre in Worcester has welcomed a new arrival in the shape of a generous £2,000 donation.

Falls in hospital increase in last three months of 2014

5:41pm Thursday 26th February 2015

THE amount of falls reported at one of Worcestershire’s three major hospitals rocketed in the final three months of last year – including one where the patient died as a result.

Hospitals report still not complete

3:41pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A LONG-awaited report into the future of Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital still shows no signs of being complete.

Heart surgery at Worcestershire Royal Hospital broadcast live

3:31pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A COMPLEX heart procedure carried out by surgeons at Worcestershire Royal Hospital was broadcast live to a national cardiology conference last month.

Concerns swimming pool site could be used for car parking

12:58pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A RESIDENTS group in the Arboretum area of Worcester has claimed the site of the city’s swimming pool could be used for car parking rather than housing.

Still time to take part in anti-self harm campaign

4:20pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being reminded they still have time to take part in a social media campaign working to raise awareness of self harm among young people.

Worcestershire mental health experts join Birmingham partnership

2:35pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

MENTAL health experts from Worcestershire are lending their expertise to a new partnership helping young people in Birmingham.

Tenbury Community Hospital's new opening hours to begin in March

6:30pm Monday 23rd February 2015

ONE of Worcestershire’s two 24-hour Minor Injury Units (MIUs) will close overnight from next month, it has been announced.

Bromyard Community Hospital closed to visitors

5:54pm Monday 23rd February 2015

VISITORS are being asked to stay away from Bromyard Community Hospital after an outbreak of norovirus.

New leg club in Dines Green

4:16pm Monday 23rd February 2015

PATIENTS in Worcester suffering from leg ulcers are able to get help and support at a new weekly club.

Hospital trust forced to pay for expensive temporary staff after consultants quit

3:59pm Monday 23rd February 2015

THE organisation running Worcestershire’s two A&E departments is being forced to shell out for expensive temporary consultants to replace the five who resigned earlier this month.

Consultant resignations throw hospital review in doubt

9:02am Thursday 19th February 2015

UNCERTAINTY surrounds the future of an extensive revamp of hospital services in Worcestershire after five A&E consultants quit en masse last week.

Energy customers paying too much, report claims

6:04am Thursday 19th February 2015

CUSTOMERS of Worcester-based energy giant Npower and the five other major power companies are paying up to £234 too much for gas and electricity every year, it has been claimed.

Unemployment in the Malvern Hills up slightly in January

12:22pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT in the Malvern Hills increased slightly in January, but has dropped significantly since this time last year.

Unemployment in Worcester up slightly in January

Worcester News: Worcester MP Robin Walker.

11:44am Wednesday 18th February 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT in Worcester increased slightly in January, but has dropped significantly since this time last year.

Unemployment increases slightly in Wychavon

10:45am Wednesday 18th February 2015

THE amount of unemployed people in Wychavon increased slightly in January, but has dropped significantly since this time last year.

Only go to A&E in an emergency

1:26pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

FAMILIES in Worcestershire enjoying the Half Term holidays are being reminded only to go to A&E or call 999 in a genuine emergency.

Event gives advice on stamping out self harm among children

12:26pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

MORE than 150 healthcare workers and members of the public attended an event last week helping them understand and stamp out self harm among young people in Worcestershire.

Cancer roadshow in Evesham

11:40am Tuesday 17th February 2015

VISITORS to Evesham can pick up some information on the symptoms of oesophageal or stomach cancer with their shopping this week.

Claims five A&E consultants resigned over hospital uncertainty

4:21pm Monday 16th February 2015

UNCERTAINTY around the future of hospital services in Worcestershire is responsible for the shock resignation of five of the county’s emergency consultants, it has been claimed.

Worcestershire cancer experts support awareness campaign

12:31pm Monday 16th February 2015

HEALTHCARE workers in Worcestershire have thrown their support behind a national campaign raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of oesophageal and stomach cancer.

Worcester stroke victim picks up her knitting needles again

12:08pm Monday 16th February 2015

A KEEN knitter from Worcester who has only limited movement in her right arm and hand following a stroke has not let that keep her from her favourite hobby.

Batteries stolen from Upton

10:01am Monday 16th February 2015

THIEVES drove into the car park of Upton Household Recycling Centre in Hanley Castle Road, Upton, between 6pm on Wednesday, February 11 and 8am on Saturday, February 14 climbed over the fencing and stole batteries stored in an open container.

Woman hurt in Worcester hit and run

9:33am Monday 16th February 2015

A WOMAN was hurt in a hit and run in Worcester on Friday evening.

The Commandery steps back in time

Worcester News: 0715820209 Paul Jackson 14.02.15 Worcester - Living History event as part of Love Worcester Heritage Weekend. From left - Beverley Lester-Card and Ian Lester-Card of Ragged Victorians. (18506920)

7:04am Monday 16th February 2015

THOUSANDS of years of history converged at Worcester’s Commandery this weekend.

Visitors to Worcester museum share their home remedies

Worcester News: 0715820501 Paul Jackson 14.02.15 Worcester - The Infirmary Museum event as part of Love Worcester Heritage Weekend. Mark Macleod, head of The Infirmary making a potion. (18507154)

6:02am Monday 16th February 2015

VISITORS to a Worcester museum showcasing the history of healthcare in the city shared some of their own home-spun wisdom this weekend.

Walkers launches new cheese and Worcester Sauce crisps

Worcester News: Walker's new Cheese and Worcester Sauce flavour.

5:03pm Sunday 15th February 2015

FANS of one of Worcester’s best-known products have another way to enjoy their favourite flavour.

New healthcare partnership aims to cut hospital admissions

Worcester News: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

7:11pm Friday 13th February 2015

HEALTHCARE organisations in Worcestershire have teamed up to help keep older people out of hospital.

Pershore pupils raise hundreds for teacher's marathon effort

Worcester News: Dominique Edwards with pupils from Pershore High School

6:57pm Friday 13th February 2015

PUPILS at a Pershore school raised nearly £1,000 towards a teacher running the London Marathon.

Stay safe on the roads, young people told

Worcester News: Residents call for parking privileges

5:36pm Friday 13th February 2015

THE organisation responsible for road safety around Worcestershire and further afield has called on young drivers to be extra careful.

Find out more about becoming a police cadet

Worcester News: (7850371)

5:21pm Friday 13th February 2015

BUDDING young police officers are invited to find out how they can get an early start on a career in the force the next week.

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